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6 Films From New Portland Animators

OPB | April 24, 2017

Here are six short, dynamic films that showcase Portland's modern animators. 

Scenes From The Soul'd Out Music Festival

OPB | April 19, 2017

The Soul'd Out Music Festival filled Portland with unmatched energy and a week full of unforgettable musical performances. Follow OPB's coverage for highlights and photos from the shows.

'Oregon Experience' Producer Eric Cain Retires

OPB | March 27, 2017

After 30 great years with OPB, “Oregon Experience” producer Eric Cain is retiring.

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Broken Treaties: An Oral History Tracing Oregon's Native Population

OPB | March 20, 2017 6:30 p.m.

For the new “Oregon Experience” documentary “Broken Treaties,” native Oregonians reflect on what has been lost since and what’s next for their tribes.

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Connecting Art And Culture: Native American Artists In Oregon

OPB | March 20, 2017 6:30 p.m. | Portland

In its 17 years, "Oregon Art Beat" has traveled all across the state to profile some of the many Native American artists creating work right here in Oregon. Here are just a few artists you should know about.

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VR Is Changing The Game For Portland Architecture

OPB | March 17, 2017 2:45 p.m. | Portland

Consumer-grade virtual reality makes it possible to walk through a building that hasn't broken ground yet.

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'The Four Top': Checkout Talk | Death Of The Dinner Party | 'Average' Home Cook

OPB | March 13, 2017 8:30 a.m.

Do grocery-store checkout conversations give you social anxiety? Are dinner parties dead? And who, exactly, is the "average" home cook? "The Four Top" panelists consider these questions.

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Warming Latin American Stews For A Chilly Spring

OPB | March 10, 2017 7:15 p.m.

During these dreary, so-called spring months, Latin American stews — takeaway from a local cart or concocted in your kitchen — will chase away the chill.

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'The Four Top': Food Network Champion Tells All | Are Laptop Squatters Killing Cafes? | Surprising Reasons Why Kids Should Cook

OPB | Feb. 27, 2017 6:30 a.m.

What's really happening behind the scenes at the Food Network? Are so-called "laptop squatters" bad for business or good for cafeĢ culture? And could a cooking class improve your child's test scores? To find out, listen to episode 13 of “The Four Top.”

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Desert Rain: Bend Home Meets Living Building Challenge

OPB | Jan. 14, 2017 9:40 a.m. | Bend, Oregon

Tom Elliott and Barbara Scott have constructed the first single-family home to meet the Living Building Challenge.

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Jimmy Makarounis, Owner Of Portland Jazz Club Jimmy Mak's, Dies Of Cancer

OPB | Jan. 2, 2017 4:04 p.m. | Portland

Jimmy Makarounis, the longtime owner of famed Portland jazz venue Jimmy Mak's, has died after a prolonged battle with cancer.

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Northwest Governments Embrace Art In Public Spaces

The Columbian | Jan. 2, 2017 11:47 a.m.

Visiting a government building isn’t always a happy experience — let alone a deep, moving one. But Southwest Washington government agencies are embracing the use of art in their public spaces.

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'The Four Top': The Tyrannical Traditional Table | Fake Food Holidays | Culinary Class Divide

OPB | Dec. 19, 2016 6 a.m.

With the help of Megan Scott, the fresh new face of "The Joy of Cooking," our panelists question fake food holidays before tackling the troubling class divide between foodies and those less fortunate.

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